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Routledge New Works in Accounting History

Series Editor: John Richard Edwards, Richard Fleischman, Garry Carnegie, Salvador Carmona

This innovative series contains volumes on accounting history, auditing, bibliography, development of accounting principles and standards, education and ethics, financial reporting, law and regulations, management accounting and the theoretical works of leading scholars. Providing students, teachers and researchers with the opportunity to learn more about the discipline of accountancy and its past, this series is a vital addition to any accounting library.

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11-20 of 47 results in Routledge New Works in Accounting History
  1. The Development of the American Public Accounting Profession

    Scottish Chartered Accountants and the Early American Public Accountancy Profession

    By T.A. Lee

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The book presents a series of researched biographies of professional accountants who immigrated to the United States and developed their careers there in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This volume is a tribute to the efforts of a relatively small...

    Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Institute of Accounts

    By Stephen E. Loeb, Paul J. Miranti

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book focuses upon the Institute of Accounts (IA), an organization to which the modern United States accounting profession can trace its roots. The IA was organized in the early 1880s in New York City and, as discussed in this book, attracted a diverse membership that included some of the...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Mark to Market Accounting

    'True North' in Financial Reporting

    By Walter P. Schuetze

    Edited by Peter W. Wolnizer

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This Volume, edited by Peter W. Wolnizer, Professor of Accounting at the University of Sydney, makes available the collected writings of Walter P. Scheutze, a senior accounting practitioner. The articles, speeches and letters collected here probe the most fundamental problems of corporate financial...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Professionalism and Accounting Rules

    By Brian P. West

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book investigates the issues raised by the vast array of accounting standards and technical rules which have marked the recent history of accounting. It is argued that the accounting profession is beset by an inferior and incomplete notion of quality in its work which emphasises compliance...

    Published April 16th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Beginnings of Accounting and Accounting Thought

    Accounting Practice in the Middle East (8000 B.C to 2000 B.C.) and Accounting Thought in India (300 B.C. and the Middle Ages)

    By Richard Mattessich

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Based on recent archaeological, historical and accounting research, this book presents a series of well-supported, but often surprising hypotheses on the 10,000 year-old history of accounting. Mattessich also illustrates the astounding sophistication manifested in some of the accounting and...

    Published August 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Chambers on Accounting

    Logic, Law and Ethics

    By R.J. Chambers, Graeme W. Dean

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This volume is dedicated to the life work of Ray Chambers, who was continually seeking ways to stimulate and advance the development of a demonstrably rigorous and serviceable system of accounting. This search for an ideal led Chambers into myriad environments, an aspect of his life exhaustively...

    Published May 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Decision Usefulness Theory of Accounting

    A Limited History

    By George J. Staubus

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book ties together selected contributions by George Staubus to the early development of the decision-usefulness theory of financial accounting--the theory that has become generally accepted accounting theory in the last half of the twentieth century and is the basis for the FASB's conceptual...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Internal Accounting Control Evaluation and Auditor Judgement

    An Anthology

    By Theodore J. Mock, Jerry L. Turner

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This anthology presents the results of a comprehensive empirical study of internal control evaluation and auditor judgment initiated by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in 1977 and originally published as an American Institute of CPAs research monograph in 1981, which was awarded the American...

    Published August 18th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Professional Accounting and Audit in Australia, 1880-1900

    Edited by Garry D Carnegie, Robert H. Parker

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Australian literature on professional accounting and audit begins in 1880. The two decades to 1900 were a crucial period in Australian history, the boom years of the 1880s being followed by the severe recession of the 1890s and the federation of the Australian. There were no professional accounting...

    Published July 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Studies in Early Professionalism

    Scottish Chartered Accountants 1853-1918

    By Stephen P. Walker, T. A. Lee

    Edited by Thomas A. Lee, Stephen P. Walker

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This text aims to provide an in-depth review of recent historical research on the emergence and maturation of institutionalized public accountancy in Scotland from the mid-nineteenth century onwards. Individual contributions cover a range of historical studies including the original foundations and...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Accounting at War: The Politics of Military Finance
    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak
    To Be Published April 20th 2015

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